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FOX News
Sep 28, 2013 9:00am PDT
are trying to leverage the affordable healthcare act, obamacare, which is going to go on. it's going to go on. you going what are you doing? most of them are prefunded. that is the nation in the process of putting together these programs where people can go online and sign up for insurance. why would you delay somebody getting insurance? it makes no sense at all. >> uma: you talk about the frustration that so many americans felt. so much of the blame at that time went to the g.o.p. >> this time around, many people in the g.o.p. say that perception or not we need to hold the ground, stand firm in term of the principles we believe in. follow what we feel is the best way to follow a constitution. and the focus that they want to keep up with obamacare. >> first, supreme court took up obamacare and said it was constitutional with one change. that had to do with the medicaid program. but this is declared constitutional. that is no longer an issue. going forward, we are talking about now they are talking about it, actually there is a new program or a new proposal about every hour coming out of the r
FOX
Oct 4, 2013 5:30am EDT
answers. ((break 2)) affordable healthcare act is now open for business. healthcare exchanges have generated plenty of viewer questions here and at our sister stations across the country. national correspondent kristine frazao has been keeping track of your e--mails and she's here to sort thru the confusion. [frazao standup] in "challenges continue for people across the country. even though we've known the law was going to be implemented for more than a year, some very basic questions remain. . " trt=:11 [first question/with map pensacola, florida "will i lose my private insurance and my medicare?"] janet in pensacola, florida, a viewer of w-e-a-r tv wants to know if she'll lose her private insurance and medicare? [sot ed kafes/healthcar e insurance broker] in 10:48:53 "no, she won't lose either. her private insurance could be an advantage plan or it could be a medicare supplement and a drug card. she will not lose either." trt=:10 [2nd question map nashville, tn question: "i keep having trouble signing up online. what are my options now?"] next we go to nashville, tennessee and vg
CBS
Sep 29, 2013 7:30am PDT
. >> and in the next half-hour we're going to sit down with some talking about the affordable healthcare act and how it impacts california, the im media sy of that. >> it is 7:55 right now. coming up, national security. we are going to take a look at that. we're learning more about what snooping the nsa is doing and why they are looking at who your travel buddies are. >> if you're going to be a jerk, stay home. >> and in the last two years the dodgers and giants rivalry has turned violent. the message to fans urging it to stop. that is next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, %c1 but the fa im.. >>> this is kpix 5 news. >>> we're learning more about the man arrested in the deadly attack on a dodgers' fan but the father of the victim wants to know more. >>> meanwhile, in the weather department, we have rain moving down from the pacific northwest. we'll tell you how that will affect us even as sunday starts off pretty well. the forecast is coming up. >>> tour buss blocking streets and neighbors are tired of it. the plan to ease congestion around this picture taking spot. >> the time is 7:59. good good morning. >> one
ABC
Oct 3, 2013 11:00am PDT
are continuing are their refusal to budge on making the president's affordable healthcare act part of the talks. several games will go on, the u.s. military academy football team will play this weekend. >> coming up. the personal pledge chelsea clinton is making for her parents. >> and governor brown signs historic legislation today, giving undocumented immigrants new life. >> a behave area company patents new of using toothpaste to clean a denture. but dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.99% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why dentists recommend polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. [ male announcer ] polident. to those whoworried...... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california.
FOX
Sep 28, 2013 10:30pm EDT
they will vote tonight on a proposal but one that would call for the affordable healthcare act knownr as obamacare to be delayed for one year. now if that bill goes on thee senate, it would certainly be defeated. the one thing we do know tonightonig that for certain time is running out to get a deal done before the deadline. fox's brian yenis has the latest. >> clearly you do not have anyva audio on that. the house. representatives on last week on passed a bill that would defunds obamacare in exchange for a bill that would keep the governmentpt funded. democrats didet was later in turn pass the spending bill but one that restored funding of obamacare. right now the house between thet house and senate is wide. there are two days left before the deadline. our coverage will continue both on air and online on myfoxdc.com. also, we will be posting updatet on facebook and twitter feed. >>> we have a news alert for yoy out of northwest where police are asking for your help in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault.t. this happened early this morning at the 600 block of irving of street. p
FOX
Sep 30, 2013 11:00pm EDT
even if the government shuts down the affordable healthcare act will roll out tomorrow requiring all americans to have health insurance or face fines. helps people pay for the insurance. people who don't have healthcare on the job can now apply online via a call center or in person or by mail. trained helpers are supposed to be available but there may not be enough of them in every state. keep asking and you'll get through. our coverage of the shut down showdown continues on air and online at myfoxdc.com. we're posting updates on facebook and twitter. >> government shut down is not the only looming thing at midnight. we have a new law about cell phones in maryland. >> montgomery county cops acknowledge just about everybody talked on a phone while driving a car. they want toys break the habit. >> it's a new day and we're a society of cell phone users. walking around or driving around. >> you can't drive 100-yards down the road without seeing three or four people talking on a cell phone. >> it eels illegal in maryland but motorists only get cited when an officer pulls them over for doi
CBS
Oct 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
back the affordable healthcare act, but there must be other things they want that could be traded. >> even if the g.o.p. caves on obama care and the spending bill, wolf says the bill still locks in a 10% across the board cut in discretionary spending. >> republicans actually won the issue on the spending levels. >> you won on the sequester. >> exactly. >> wolf tells me that is one issue that freaks them out. say you had a furloughed translater who was working on a document that might head off a terrorist plot, because he was home, he missed that. derek, back to you. >> thanks. wusa9.com, that's the place you want to go. wusa9 viewer, lisa, submitted the big debate by asking if you think congress should be paid during this government shutdown. and just look at the proportions there. more than a thousand people say no. fewer than 20 state lawmakers aught to take paychecks home anyhow. share your comments. >> now honor flights bring veterans from all over the country to see the world war ii memorial and today, after landing at reagan national airport, four bus loads of veterans
FOX
Oct 1, 2013 4:25am EDT
healthcarehcar exchanges. this is a look at the new healthcare.gov website. the affordable healthcare act requires all americans to have health insurance or you will face fines. people who do not have healthcare on the job can apply on-line and those with lower incomes can get subsidies to pay for the insurance. it also bars insurance companies from denying de coverage to people because of preexisting conditions. coming up forget about using your cell phone behind the wheel in maryland. >>el it's a first offense nowow and the fines are going up. a breakdown of the changes coming up. >> the new gun laws also in effect today. >> we're going to have more on that when we return. times now is 4:35. [ mom ] in my family, we're big cereal l lovers. so we just look for this g. 'cause general mills makes over 40 yummy flavors that are 130 calories or less per serving. and they're packed with vitamins and minerals. from lucky charms to cheerios. over 40 cereals. 130 calories or less. [ laughs ] ♪ [ female announcer ] hey ladies. you love it. you've got to have it. cinnamon toast crunch, 'cause th
Al Jazeera America
Oct 4, 2013 5:00pm EDT
healthcare act, so-called obamacare, and move it back to what the original concerns were, and that is the deficit. if you combine the current cr, congressional continuing resolution with the debt limit then come forth with a budget deficit deal that will deal with sequestration and that would allow the republicans to get additional deficit reduction, and something that the president wants also. the difficulty is going to be where are those cuts, and will there be additional revenue. >> gentlemen, thank you very much. we're going to take a break. when we come back we're going to poke some fun at the lawmakers with a piano playing observer of washington. [[voiceover]] there's more to america. more stories. more voices. more points of view. >>from our headquarters in new york ... [[voiceover]] now there's a news channel with more of what americans want to know. >>i'm ali velshi, and this is real money. >>this is america tonight. >>our news coverage, reporting, and documentaries explore, inspire, and reveal more of america's stories. >>i'm here to investigate genetically modi
CW
Sep 29, 2013 8:30am PDT
services with bart managers running those trains. >>> what you don't know about the affordable healthcare act for the bay area. >>> and it's 1 of san popular tourist spots. >>> we've got some showers for the north bay. and it might get wet on monday. all that and more, coming up after a break ,,,,,,,,,, >>> a good sunday morning to you. the golden gait which has finally emerged from a bank of fog -- gate ,, ,,,,,, the city. neighborhoods in the city. alamo square is home of the famous painted ladies and stunning views of the city skyline. but people who liv the area a ut the >>> alamo square, it's the home of the famous painted ladies. they also have the stunning views of the city's skyline. but people living in the area are concerned. 1 man also put up a sign for alternative plans. >> i love talking to the tourists. i just don't like how they're arriving on buses. it's not safe for our neighborhood. >> they could either restrict buses to 1 side of the street without stopping or ban them. a hearing will be held on friday. >> reporter: we've got temperatures this morning that are mostly n
CBS
Oct 1, 2013 6:30pm EDT
the crooks plan to cash in on the confusion of the affordable healthcare act. so, if there's ever a time to be vigilant, it's now. it started when the black range rover slipped a cyclists, the bikers surrounded the suv. you can see the suv take off and the chase continues until traffic forces the range rover to stop. >> after they got them out of the car, they beat them up. >> powerful storms gave two boaters from the keys the experience of a lifetime. and now to our top story at 7:00, day one of the first government shutdown in 17 years. democrats and republicans now both blaming each other for the um pass. >> here's the latest, the republican controlled house tends to pass legislation to reopen portions of
FOX
Oct 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
to affordable healthcare options despite the naysays, we are going to move forward and do what the act requires us to do, sign as many people up as soon a as possible. >> reporter: maryland is offering 28 different plans, an some have lower premiums bu higher deductibles, others justh the opposite, it all comes downo to jury individual needs. -- your individual needs.ivid the list cauan be complicated to navigate. you can compare plans yourself e online or the state has designated connecters to helptet you determine what is best for t you and your family. the mansfield caseman clinic, a healthcare center that served the uninsured in rockville is is one of those connecters. >> woe go through a series of questions to help them focus on which plans make sense to them. >> reporter: because of what is being referred to as connectivity problems, no oneprl could get on the site in the morning, so they were signing people up using paper applications. >> if they're looking for plansn under a certain dollar figure,r we will help them focus on thoss plans. if they're looking for plans that let them see
CBS
Oct 1, 2013 4:00pm EDT
felt the affordable healthcare act is the law and should not be used as a bargaining chip by congress. >> for the latest information any time,ing loonto -- log onto cbsbaltimore.com. >>> we have an accident to tell you about. sky eye chopper 13 is over the scene. >> reporter: good afternoon, a single vehicle involved in this accident. you can see it, upside-down, in the bushes, on the left side of the road there. this is the ramp from i-70 westbound, inside the beltway, as it merges onto the inner loop of the beltway. we did see one patient being transported from this scene. they're at least put in the ambulance. ambulance has not left the scene yet. there it is. this has not had a huge impact on traffic. but for anybody coming out of the city, westbound on 70, trying to get on the inner loop, security boulevard would be the best work around. reporting live from sky eye chopper 13, i'm captain jeff long. back to you. >> all right, captain jeff. thank you. >>> the future is still unclear for the building in washington, d.c. that was the scene of last month's mass shooting. building 197
FOX
Oct 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
. it's where californians can sign up for health insurance under the new affordable healthcare act. after glitches, the website was shut down for repairs. merit college in oakland sponsored the sign upevent. >> healthcare is monumental. people need healthcare too much stress, pain, agboeny, sickness -- yag gony, sick -- agony, sickness, that's why i'm here. >> there's three call centers to sign up. one of the call centers is here in concord. at ktvu.com, we have a special section to help you navigate the affordable healthcare act. look for the topic "healthcare reform" under the news menu. obviously a lot of people wanting information. >> a whole lot. >> uh-huh. >>> shay, sal -- hey, sal, everybody banking for you -- behaving for you? >> sort of. we have slow traffic. highway 4 and highway 4 to 680. we had a crash at treat. there was a motorcycle crash. fortunately, it wasn't that serious as far as those go but they moved it out of the way. traffic is slow on highway 4 and on 680 nearby. bay bridge that's been backed up. it's improving a little bit. that's a 20-minute delay. some
CBS
Oct 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
healthcare act. so if there's ever a time to be vigilant, it's now. it started when the black range rover slipped a cyclists, the bikers surrounded the suv. you can see the suv take off and the chase continues. until traffic forces the range rover to stop. >> after they got out of his car, they beat him up. >> how many see tornadoes from this perspective? >> powerful storms gave two boaters from the keys the appearance of a lifetime. >> and we begin tonight with the latest on the federal government shutdown. right now, the house is getting set to vote on a measure that would partially reopen the government. the proposal includes national parks and claims made through the department of veteran's affairs. but senate democrats say that bill is dead on arrival because the whole government should be reopened, not just the parts the republicans like and now the blame game is certainly in full effect. >> speaker boehner, tea party radicals have done the unthinkable. shut down the federal government. >> absolutely unprecedented. to have a majority leader, someone who knows this institution
ABC
Sep 28, 2013 5:00am PDT
to kill the affordable healthcare act. he case health insurance marketplaces will open tuesday no matter what. >>> happening today, kaiser will kickoff their flu shot campaign with a drive-through flu chin nick fremont. more than a thousand people are expected to get their annual flu shot at the drive-through. last year more than 2,000 people took advantage of the clinic at case are. today's flu shot clinic will run from 9 to 5 at the fremont medical center. >>> happening today, the 11th annual avon walk for breast cancer. it will put thousands of people in pink on the streets of san francisco. opening ceremonies kickoff at 7:00 a.m. at for the mason. participants will walk a route of either 13-mile or 26.2, full marathon, until they reach the end. they will make the return trek tomorrow raising millions of dollars for breast cancer research. >>> berkeley high school students are being told it stay away from the school's swimming pool. this after students reported strange side effects after being in the water. tests show a chemical imbalance in the water from a high ph level and ten time
ABC
Sep 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
keeps growing, the owner says he will need the affordable healthcare act to provide health insurance for his employees. >> we need to be educated. >> health insurance is expensive and he said he will need help shopping for the right plan. >> thank you for calling. is that your first time calling? >> a new state agency called cover california is prepared to help individuals and small business owners shop for the right plan. call centers are opening in concord and cordova. >> the first thing i suggest is look at the cost comparison on the website together. that way they can see what plans are offered side by side. >> right now the call center takes 4,000 to 5,000 calls but they are expecting a lot more once open enrollment begins on october 1st and there are a lot of questions. >> for people that are still on their parents' plan until they are 26, is that affected or will they have to get a new one? >> californians will have an option by twelve insurance company. actual coverage begins in 2014. the business owner said one day he would like to make it available to all his employees. the
FOX
Oct 3, 2013 10:00pm EDT
... of the affordable healthcare... act.../ is... now... open for business --/ healthcare exchanges have generated plenty of viewer questions here and at our sister stations across the country. national correspondent... kristine frazao... has been keeping track... of your e--mails.../ and... she's here... to... sort... thru... the confusion. [frazao standup] in "challenges continue for people across the country. even though we've known the law was going to be implemented for more than a year, some very basic questions remain. . " trt=:11 [first question/with map pensacola, florida "will i lose my private insurance and my medicare?"] janet in pensacola, florida, a viewer of w-e-a-r tv wants to know if she'll lose her private insurance and medicare? [sot ed kafes/healthcar e insurance broker] n't loseither. her private insurance uld be an could be a medice supplement ana se eitr t=:10 willot [2nd question map nashville, tn question: "i keep having trouble signing up online. what are options now?"] shviennessee and [sot ronat arer options? healthcare insurance t in 11:01:57 "you n't have to worry ou
CBS
Oct 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
that the affordable healthcare act is the law and should not be used as a bargaining chip by congress. >> stay with wjz. for complete coverage of the shutdown. we will keep you updated on deal negotiations and the impact here in maryland. >>> it is hard to believe that it's the beginning of october outside. it's warm and the sun is out with a few clouds around. athletes are taking full advantage of this opportunity to train and work out. people were out today in swarms, enjoying the warm weather. not only playing d dick golf -- disk golf, but playing and rung. in harford county, some inects is -- inscects -- insects were playing in the sunshine. outside now, the sun is still shining and it's still warm for the first day of october. how long will the nice weather stick around? let's go to bob turk. >>> you bet it's warm. temperatures running about 8 or 9 anythings above normal this time of year. 71 in oakland. upper 70s to low 80s. couple of places in mid70s as you can see right now, running 3 degrees warmer than yesterday at this time. it's goodbye to it ever employ room this whoosh into will
CBS
Oct 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
not be able to also. >> reporter: the people we spoke with felt that the affordable healthcare act is the law and should not be used as a bargaining trip by-- chip by congress. vic? >> we invite you to stay tuned for more on the latest on the negotiations and of course the impact here in maryland. >>> the u.s. naval academy sexual assault case is in the hands of the superintendent. three navy midshipmen, accused of raping a female midshipman. the alleged victim in the case has filed a lawsuit, arguing miller is likely to be biased as superintendent of the school and should recuse himself from the case am. >>> two up, two down. a federal judge denies requests for restraining orders orders to delay the state's gun laws. wjz is live downtown. political reporter pat warren explains what happens next. pat? >> reporter: that's right. the new laws are in effect, as of today. and gun control supporters were hoping the opposition would just call it a day and give up. but that's not about to happen. >> reporter: gun control opponents are continue their battle in court. today, a federal judge denies two
FOX
Sep 30, 2013 5:00am EDT
the governmentent funding bill as a vehicle to make changes to the affordable healthcare act. a second would get rid of a tax on medical devices like pace makers and wheelchairs, both of those in change for funding the government until december 15. senate leaders in the whitein house say they want the votehe on the funding bill only with no strings attached. house republicans believe a must pass bill is the oanlts way to force change in whatin they say is a bad will you. b >> i have adto ask the question how many more americans willrica have to loss their jocks or health coverage or have their wages or their hours cut as ars result of this law before congress acts? i agree we should have this debate but we shouldn't connect it to a government shutdown. >> shut -- were to happen national parks were close, new passport applications would cease and first time home buyers could have trouble with their mortgage applications. but the rest of the day iss going to be a mad scramble toe come up with a funding billfund that the house and senate canate both approve and all of this thi is for funding until dece
FOX
Oct 1, 2013 5:00am EDT
may be the most posh phase of the affordable healthcare act. act we'll continue to watch thatto w as well. we've that starting today.ar >>ti right. >> swells the government shutdown. >> a lot going on. >> yes. very busy. kind of quiet in your world. >> weather is -- there is a live shot. sho we're very, i don't want to say comfortable. not quite as cool as we were 24 hours ago, highs expected to be in the low 80s, if0s, you put away the summer gear, you might want to bring itring back for a day or two. 80s for a couple of days.. reagan national is currently 61 degrees. not terribly cold out there. t it's cool dulles and 55 both dulles and 53 b.w.i.marshal. do have a little clout cover to start your morning.ng. the old dheef is fallingll apart, and we're not expecting any rain today. should be a nice dry d afternoon for you, andnd temperatures are going to top out on the warm side in the i low to mid 80s, 82 thiss afternoon. that is 6 degrees warmer than yesterday. get ready for a warm one. w >> going to be. good thing there is no storm sto brewing in your world.worl there is plent
FOX News
Sep 30, 2013 5:00pm PDT
for at least a year. then we will see if the affordable healthcare act is indeed affordable or a nightmare. the congressional health stuff a ruse should be discarded immediately. huge are in play. not doing background checks to certify incomes. could lie get a subsidy not entitled to. potential for fraud is massive. while the cost of health policy may go down for some, the deductible could go up and you get hosed. many companies like home depot stopping medical insurance coverage completely for part-time employees and some insurers like etna backing away from policies associated with obama care. so confusion reigns. but the big thing is the doctors. how many of them will participate? a shortage of doctors, disastrous. president obama and the republicans should have hashed all this out months ago, but both parties are too busy playing politics to look out for the folks. talking points believes a compromise will eventually be released all this drama reenfors the belief that measure system is rotten and corrupt. and tonight it's hard to say it's not. joining us from washington, charles krauth
FOX
Oct 1, 2013 10:00pm EDT
. >> the government maybe closed but the afford bl healthcare act is open. today for the first time millions of uninsured americans had their first chance to sign up for what president obama is calling high quality affordable health insurance -- laura evans takes a closer look at the first day. >> we're open for business. maryland is one of several states to offer obama care at the state level and montgomery county leaders joined in rockville town center for a pep rally to get the word out that they are now a acceptable -- accepting applications. >> as of today many uninsured will have access to affordable healthcare options. >> we're going to move forward and do what the act requires us to do to sign people up as many as possible as soon as possible. >> maryland is offering 28 different plans. some are lower premiums and higher deductibles. it comes down to your individual needs. the list can be complicated to navigate. you can compare plans yourself online or the state has designated connectors to help you determine what is best for you. >> a healthcare center that serves the uninsured in
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2013 8:00pm EDT
on the exchanges and on michigan being open as of october 1. the affordable healthcare act and so forth. i couldn't get on so just for curiosity i called to get a quote as far as medical coverage in my area. i gave them all my information and he gave me a quote for one starting in november for like $65 a missouri and he's like now you want to enroll now. if you wait until january this same plan is going to cost you $270 per month host: why does it go up? caller: that was my question. what is the difference here? well the affordable healthcare act. it's going to change everybody's rates and you're going to pay more. and so i'm kind of in limbo with my work and see what they are going to offer. ow is that affordable? to just across the board change rates like that for everybody. host: did you sign up for the $65 plan? caller: no, i'm waiting for the information in the mail. he's going to send his cell phone number and all the rates in michigan for the various plans. he's like i can't guarantee 2014. ates past like once the year is up, it's going to jump. so he sfrongly advised that i would sign up
ABC
Oct 1, 2013 5:30pm EDT
the renewed fight over pet bulls. >> the first day for signing up for healthcare coverage under the affordable care act didn't go exactly as planned. the problem some people ran into. >>> i'm jamie costello with kelly swoope. two major driving laws go into effect. they involve cell phone and seat belt use. >> less want you to put that phone away. >> reporter: this seat belt and cell phone laws start today. it as reason enough for any law enforcement officer to pull you over, even if you're obeying all other laws. in rang recount county -- anne arundel county today officers were enforce tsmght he has been enforcing driving laws for 17 years. he has seen the danger in cell phone us. >> an amazing situation how people lose their cons strappings and their foe -- concentration and their focus on what's important and that's driving. she has no clue. >> reporter: besides cell phone use, one of the new laws is you must wear your seat belts. it is important. this is with can happen at 10 or 15 miles an hour. >> it really surprised me. i didn't think it would be that bad. once you get on it it's bad. yo
CBS
Oct 4, 2013 6:00pm EDT
healthcare law, we'll have a check on the affordable care act up next. "i'm terry mcauliffe, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad." these are birth control pills. more than half of american women use them at some point in their lives but ken cuccinelli sponsored a bill that could have made common forms of birth control illegal, including the pill. cuccinelli was one of only five senators to support this "potentially radical intrusion into domestic, family and individual decision-making" why is ken cuccinelli interfering in our private lives? he's focused on his own agenda. not us. >>> it is the end of the first week of the affordable care act. enrollment call centers like this one in baltimore say they were swamped with the request of new accounts, but maryland's health exchange program would have a rocky start. there were computer glitches and they didn't work it out until early yesterday morning. they didn't call us back, we do know the district had about 3400 accounts set up as a tuesday. virginia's health exchange is part of the federal program, so we aren't expecting an
Al Jazeera America
Oct 1, 2013 5:30am EDT
of the house john boehner to ask him to pass a spending bill without under mining, the affordable care act known as obamacare and the healthcare law that goes into effect later today has been a make sticking point for republicans. >> the house has made its position known very clearly, we believe we should fund the government and we think there ought to be basic fairness for all americans under obamacare. the senate has continued to reject our offers. but under the constitution there is a way to resolve this process and go to conference and talk through your differences. >> reporter: and al jazeera mike looks back at the hours leading up to the deadline and how congress failed to reach an agreement. >> the government is officially shut down. earlier president obama expressed his frustration over the show down that eventually led to the shut down and between the republican run house and the senate run by democrats. >> the shut down will have a very real economic impact on real people right away. >> reporter: back in march congress passed a stop gap measure or temporary bill and it expired a
ABC
Sep 30, 2013 5:00pm EDT
of thousands of americans die every single year because they don't have access to affordable care act. despite this, republicans have said if we lock these americans out of -- affordable healthcare one more year if we sacrifice the healthcare of millions of americans, then they will fund the government for a couple more months. does anybody truly believe we won't have this fight again in a couple more months. at christmas. here's the bottom line. i'm always willing to work with crun, either party to make -- anyone, either party to make sure the affordable care act works better, to make sure our government works better. i'm always willing to work with anyone to gre our economy, get our -- grow our economy, and i have demonstrated this time and time again. but one faction of one party in one house of congress in one branch of government doesn't get to shut down the entire government just to fight the results of an election. keeping the government open is not a concession to me. keeping vital services running and hundreds of thousands of americans on the job is not something you give to the other
FOX
Oct 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
:00:32 "there are many pieces to the affordable care act and we have trained, certified navigators who are here to answer all the questions consumers may have about the law and how it impacts them directly." at the annapolis library today... they're taking questions about everything from eligibility for illegal immigrants... to pre-existing conditions. john beck: 18:58:05 "well i heard the government was gonna cover my pre- existing conditions and i could get a hip replacement for free. is that true?" there's a lot to learn... about the options available... and the cost.... beilensen: 19:07:50 "part of the problem with the affordable care act, to be bluntly honest about it, is it can be extremely complicated." doctor peter beilenson runs "evergreen health co-op" -- one of four companies on the state exchange. they're ready to take on new clients... but aren't expecting big numbers just yet. beilensen: 19:04:30 "people still don't even know what the exchange is; the virtual marketplace for getting health insurance through obamacare." state health officials had hoped for an immediate rush in sign
NBC
Sep 30, 2013 5:00pm PDT
of the affordable care act takes place tomorrow. it's moving forward. that funding is already in place. you can't shut it down. >> reporter: he won today's first round, the senate vote to keep government going. >> we're not going to change obamacare. >> reporter: house republicans vowed to make change. >> there's so real local impact here. you see al ka traz shrouded in fog. it will close in the government shutdown happens. 5,000 people a day visit the historic prison. other popular local sites fort point and yosemite regionally speaking. plenty of staff members will take an unpaid furlough. >> they will go without pay during a government shutdown, but administrators are not commenting an how workers are classified as essential and how many will be furloughed. the president says, quote, starting tuesday morning short of a miracle, 95% of aims employees will be locked out and their families will be without that critical paycheck for some period of time, end quote. do you think lawmakers will reach a deal to avoid a government shutdown tonight? you can vote by texting us. vote one for yes, two fo
Al Jazeera America
Oct 2, 2013 8:00pm EDT
stories. a lot of people are having problems signing up for the affordable care act, the healthcare exchanges. the government says it's working quickly to resolve those problems. officials point out that coverage doesn't take effect until january 1st and enrollment will be open until march 31st of next year. investigators are on the scene of a church bus crash in tennessee today. the crash took place about 20 miles northeast of knoxville on i-40. the church bus overturned after one of its tires blew out. at least 8 people killed and 14 occurs injured. it was still no deal. president obama met about an hour ago with house and senate leaders to discuss the government shutdown, but they reached no agreement. republicans accused obama of refusing to negotiate. democrats accuse republicans of constantly moving the goalpost. ali velshi is back to talk about this. when you see john boehner and you see harry reid come out of the white house, you get the feeling this isn't going to be solved any time soon. >> yeah. yeah. >> how does this affect the psychology of consumers and investors? >> s
NBC
Sep 28, 2013 8:30am EDT
people can start to apply for healthcare under the affordable care act. >>> it will be an emotional day for loved one of two victims of last week's navy yard shooting. today, two people shot and killed in that attack will be layed to rest. he was a security guard at building 197 when the shooter came in with the intent to kill. the 52-year-old was a former maryland state trooper and a popular softball coach. his funeral will be later this morning. friends and family will also remember sylvia frazier today. frazier managed network security at the navy yard and also worked a night shift at walmart. her family tells us she was a very giving person and active member at her church. her funeral will be will be in northeast. she was 53 years old. >> happening today, more than 400 world war ii veterans will visit their memorial through the help of the honor flight network. they will board three privately chartered planes from new england and new york. colin powell is expected to greet them this afternoon. the network is a nonprofit group that transports america's veterans to the nation's capito
NBC
Sep 30, 2013 11:00pm EDT
maryland even if a shutdown happens. >> the affordable care act has become the centerpiece of the government shutdown showdown in washington. but shut down or not maryland's form of healthcare will go on. starting tomorrow the 400,000 marylanders eligible for the exchange will still be able to sign up for coverage on the website marylandhealthconnection.gov. peter runs one of the options on the exchange. because maryland is one of 17 states where the state truns exchange, federal money is not needed to allow people to sign up for benefits that would begin january 1. >> that federal money comes after january 1 when whoever has signed up starts to get covered and if they are of a certain income level, they will get a federal subsidy to help cover the cost of their insurance, that might be questionable if the shutdown continues for three months. >> maryland is not i mune to the shutdown affects. federal parks like fort mchenry would shut down. >> we're making phone calls to any groups that might have reservations throughout the week to let them know we might be closed. >> the
PBS
Sep 29, 2013 12:30pm PDT
of a government shutdown if he does not get his way. for 21 hours,f but you cannot blow the affordable care act away. do notamerican people want the president's health-care bill and they do not want the government shutdown. >> at the united nations, john kerry meets with his counterpart from iran amid reports of a breakthrough on syria chemical virginia governor candidates square off. >> he has referred to gay individuals as soulless human beings. >> the soulless comment is false. ♪ >> welcome to "inside washington ." i am mark shields, filling in for gordon peterson. as the report this program, it is not clear whether the congress will avert the government shutdown on tuesday. the outcome depends on the ability of republicans to reconcile two factions of their own party -- those who worry they will take the blame if a government shutdown occurs, and those, including texas senator ted cruz, who believes the threat of the shutdown could force the defunding of the affordable care act, known as obamacare. >> no congress before this one has ever, ever, in history been irresponsible enough to thre
CBS
Oct 2, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. the online exchanges are a major portion of the affordable care act, also known as obamacare. the main web site, healthcare.gov, was overwhelmed yesterday when 4.7 million americans tried to get on the site. california took its site downñr last night for a fix. it went back up at mid-morning. california told us it has created 7700 new health care accounts on its web site. colorado has more than 6900 new accounts so far. the obama administration says give the service time. it will improve. the affordable care act hoped to cover more poor americans by requiring states to expand medicaid. but 26 states declined to go to that expense, creating a coverage gap. all of those states have republican governors or legislatures that are controlled by republicans. and we asked elaine quijano to look into this. >> reporter: 45-year-old bertha mcintyre needs daily medication to manage her diabetes and heart problems. the unemployed home health aid also cares for her grandson. she does not qualify for medicaid in missouri because her family income is too high, about $1200 a month. >> it's just shocking t
FOX News
Sep 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
,000 discussions about the affordable healthcare act? >> yes. that was over the course of a month and actually over the last two days there has really started to be an up tick. a lot of it is because of politics. buff now i think people are starting to get into the conversation. >> okay. so we got some tweets from "fox & friends." viewers, these are things that you have scoured and found. so we have one up here from brandon jones. he says got more obama care bad news. mom's medicare co-pay as has doubled and tripled on web. she has to have momma's way to get rid of old. >> get rid of old people? that's trmg. because what most of the numbers coming out are saying is if you are older and less healthy, those are the people who are going to benefit most from obama care. it's the younger people who may not have health insurance who may have high deductible health insurance that may see premium increases. the point is there is a loft confusion much the whole political debate going on now makes a confusing issue even more confusing which isn't good for the exchanges. >> look at another example. bob here
Al Jazeera America
Oct 1, 2013 2:00am EDT
-employed professionals healthcare has been expensive. but they are optimist take the affordable care act, will finally give them more cost effective options. >> probably not an option to stick with what we have, because it is so very very expensive. but getting information about federally mandated exchanges about should be to navigate can be tricky for this family that need to bring their premiums down. last november november the republican controlled state legislature passed proposition e., also known as senate bill 464. prohibits the governor from establishing or operating state based health insurance exchanges unless authorized by a vote of the people or the legislature. the exchange will still be there, but administers federally, with no help from state agencies. it actually bangs agencies helping the feds in any way with the marketplace. >> we could give away all our money tomorrow and it is just a drop in the bucket. >> grass roots organizations and nonprofit like the missouri foundation for health are attempting to fill the information vacuum. after several attempts to speak with lawmakers on c
FOX
Sep 30, 2013 9:00am EDT
be the affordable care act. ac >> jeff, come up here. [ laughter ] [ cheering ] >> that is cool.co >> that is actor aaron paul who plays jess se jess jesse pink m. his friend turned to a life of selling drugs because he couldn't afford medical care ca without obama care. >> being humiliated for the first timehu anywhere.here. the future players of saturdaysa night live. live >> sure. [ cheering ] >> we really want to make it. >> meanwhile former snl star tina fay hosted the show season premier. she took the time to welcome six new dance members by making them do an embarrassing dance there, which she says that all cast members on the show must do at one time or another. >> that guy is really into it. >> really into it. it >> six new cast members.me >> like the redskins startingarg off slow. >> what is that? >> a little bit slow. >> and no variety in the casting at all. >> no minority faces. i don't know that i have ever seen an asian in saturday nighth live. >> kind of stood out. >> too bad. >> do you think it's funny. >> it's got to be rough when yoo got a bunch of new people. >>> it's 9:41 on thi
FOX
Oct 1, 2013 9:00am EDT
is following the healthcare roll out from therom newsroom. >> reporter: the affordable care act requires millions ofns americans to have health insurance or face fines.nes. online insurance marketplaces are now open.a they are at the heart of president barack obama's healthcare reform and areform supposed to impla ph implea sime complexities of the healthcare. people making as little as $22,000 or as much as $95,000 may help qualify for subsidies to pay for the insurance. it comes after the months of roll out.ll today it may be the most important phase.t the new exchanges allow all americans to purchase healthcare plans beginning january first. kathleen sebelius, says the average plan is $320, the act also allows young adults to hav the option of staying on their parents plan until they are 26 years old and any preexisting medical conditions will nocondi longer be a barrier to getting health insurance. ahead of the health exchange tells us there's help available. >> they are making assisters anr broarkbrokers available to help make that important decision. once you choose the health plan
MSNBC
Sep 30, 2013 9:00pm PDT
care act started. part of the affordable care act. beginning midnight, the website healthcare.gov went live. americans were supposed to go on and choose a health care plan. depending on where you live, your local exchange is run by your state government or by the federal government. even though the federal government is shut down, the obama care part of it goes ahead. in the midst of a sh government shutdown, supposedly to stop obama care we have a shut down and obama care and more to come. speaker of the house john boehner will reportedly address the cameras sometimes after 1:00 a.m. eastern which is a few minutes from now. stay tuned. we will have it here live [ woman #1 ] why do i cook? ♪ because an empty pan is a blank canvas. ♪ [ woman #2 ] to share a moment. ♪ [ man #1 ] to remember my grandmother. [ woman #3 ] to show my love. ♪ [ woman #4 ] because life needs flavor. ♪ [ woman #5 ] to travel the world without leaving home. [ male announcer ] whatever the reason. whatever the dish. make it delicious with swanson. [ woman #1 ] that's why i cook. make it delicious with s
PBS
Oct 3, 2013 7:00pm EDT
for inviting me. >> for the drama and uncertainty about the affordable care act going on in washington, you're still going ahead and behaving as this act will become law. what is your strategy? >> well, the strategy is actually rather straightforward. it's very important in this environment to deliver greater value to our customers, and that comes in the form of increasing levels of clinical quality and lower costs. affordable care act or not, we would have pursued that. some of the things we're doing differently are preparing ourselves to be positioned effectively for the increasing numbers of people who have health insurance. >> you have been signing up on contracts with a lot of these insurance exchanges that you will be part of their networks for uninsured americans. what has been going on so far, how is it going? >> that's an effort we're under taking for nearly a year now. we were enthusiasm about the potentials, we thought it would be consumer friendly transparent way people would buy insurance for health, just much in the way as they buy many other things over the internet or in mar
CBS
Sep 30, 2013 4:30am PDT
what we want in the affordable care act or we're going to shut down the government. >> the president's healthcare law. neither side willing to budge. >> majority leader harry reed has essentially told house of representatives go jump in a lake. >> voted to abolish obamacare. not to change it . >> president obama has called a cabinet meeting for today to prepare for a possible shut down. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> on saturday, house republicans also passed a promise to pay the military. but senate likely won't act on that bill today. an aid tells us that bill would be necessary if republicans pass continuing resolution to keep the government running. >> a call center opens tomorrow. one of three dedicated to answering questions about the affordable care act and helping people find health plans through the new statewide insurance exchange. all uninsured americans are required to sign up or pay a penalty. open enrollment begins tomorrow and runs through the end of march. >> 4:35. get you out the door with weather. it's wet out there. >> one weekend. one nice weekend around
NBC
Sep 27, 2013 11:00pm EDT
and say you have been selected to receive an insurance card to the new affordable care act. but they will say they need to verify your personal information like bank account number, social security number. they remind you to hang up and don't call back. they canturn the call, use that information, too. agencies typically communicate through snail mail. , get you don't need them rid of your prescription drugs. drop boxes have been created they called this a no questions asked solution to try to cut that number by 20%. forelp is on the way families struggling with foreclosure. here is how it works. homes in foreclosure are purchased at fair market prices and sold back to the homeowners to receive a reduced and more affordable fixed-rate mortgage. hardship prove that a like a job loss or illness caused their mortgage problem. thatalso have the show they have the ability to repay the new loan. worst is behind us, but we continue to try to help as many people as possible. part of a nonprofit based in massachusetts and claims it has helped 425 families stay in their homes. not th
CNN
Oct 5, 2013 11:00am PDT
's hard to relate that directly to what's happening with the affordable care act. >> thanks, sanjay gupta. >>> 7 million people visited healthcare.gov in the first two days. once you do get in what will you find? our tom foreman is here to walk us through that. >> despite all the monumental talk about the changes from obama care, most of us who have insurance and that is most of us, aren't going to see any changes. maybe some modifications. but that's because this is really aimed at the 48 million people who are uninsured. about half of whom is now expected to buy insurance through these health care market placeses. about 7 million by the end of year to give you an idea of how fast it will move along. how can we imagine these marketplaces? think of a store where you could x can go in and buy one of four different insurance plans. bronze, silver, gold, or platinum. if you buy at the lower end over here t at the bronze level what you're going to do is have a relatively low monthly payment or premium but if you go to the doctor, your co-pay, your deductible, all of your fees are going to be
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